The Coronavirus and Your Pets

It’s no secret that fear of the infamous coronavirus is increasing around the world, and while we have no desire to increase panic or raise alarm, we thought some of you might be wondering how this can affect your fur babies. Please read through this article from the LA Times about the (minor) threat to your pets.

Long story short, there’s not much concern about the plausibility of coronavirus transferring from humans to domesticated animals. According to veterinary pathologist, Dr. Christiane Lohr, “… the odds are against your dog or cat catching the coronavirus that has you on edge — either from you or somewhere out in the world. But just to be safe, she recommends that pet owners who do come down with COVID-19 take precautions to protect their animals.

Feel free to share any articles you might have come across that are informative and grounded in scientific evidence.



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